Five Newsworthy Things in SA 4th April 2022:

News in South Africa 4th April: 1. Petrol hike lower than feared: A stronger rand exchange rate and the government’s decision to intervene on higher costs means South Africa’s ‘record’ petrol price hike this week will be comparatively muted, say economists at the Bureau for Economic Research (BER). The government’s intervention to reduce the general […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 28th March 2022:

News in South Africa 28th March: 1. Costs of living soaring: The costs of the Ukraine war have started to hit closer to home in South Africa. Workers are spending more on transport, food and electricity to make it through the month. Spiralling international oil prices, largely on the back of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, have […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 11th November 2020:

News in South Africa 11th November: 1. Driving licence backlog: Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has revealed that South Africa has a backlog of 320,000 driving licence, with demand growing by 90,000 each month. Mbalula said this backlog is caused by corruption among back-office staff at driving licence testing centres (DLTCs). Over the past few weeks, […]

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